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The river why

Autor: David James Duncan
Editorial: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©1983.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Ficción : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. The River Why is a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of all living things on this beautiful, watery planet. It is the story  Leer más
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Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Duncan, David James.
River why.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, c1983
(OCoLC)646847006
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: David James Duncan
ISBN: 0871563215 9780871563217
Número OCLC: 8387325
Descripción: 294 p. ; 22 cm.
Contenido: The Compleat Angler --
"Gus the Fish" --
The Rogue River Fishing War --
Concerning Statistics --
Some Biographical Statistics --
Statistical Improbabilities --
The Great Izaak Walton Controversy: the Parental Version --
The Great Izaak Walton Controversy: My Own Rendition --
Excerpts from the God-notebook --
Being "Educated" and "Gittin' Brung Up" --
The "Ideal Schedule" --
Voiding My Rheum --
The Undoing of a Scientific Angler --
Where I Lived and What I Lived For --
Water on the Brain --
Anvil Abe and the Phantom Fisherman --
Fainting Before the Duel --
I Reckon --
Anamnesis --
Characters in Nature --
The River Writes --
Neighbors --
The Warble of the Water Owl --
Eddy --
Jesus Keeps Fishing --
Descartes --
Philosophizing --
Little, But Strong --
Closing the Door --
The Line of Light --
Hemingway --
Dutch --
Nick the Convert --
The Trek --
The Raven and the [characters not reproducible] --
Googler and Mangler --
Trick or Treat --
The Line of Light --
At the End of the Line --
Heart Work: An afterword, twenty years later.
Responsabilidad: David James Duncan.
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Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. The River Why is a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of all living things on this beautiful, watery planet. It is the story of one man's search for meaning, for love, and for a sane way to live.

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Fisherman's sporting tale flows with wit and charm

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This first novel by David James Duncan is what might be described as a cosmology of a fly-fisherman; if there can be such a thing.Gus Orviston, note the last name, is the son of Henning Hale-Orviston, a world famous fly-fisherman and writer. Mom is a fishing fanatic, too, but prefers the worm-dangle...
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